The Blithedale Romance
Plain Label Books, 30. nov. 2007 - 300 strani
The Blithedale Romance is a novel which is loosely based on Brook Farm, which was a short-lived agricultural commune that author Nathaniel Hawthorne had briefly stayed at in 1841. This novel is the story of a social experiment with a group of friends who attempt to live in this unique setting which was developed based on anti-capitalist ideals, but is detroyed largely because of the self-interest that develops among some of its members. The Blithedale Romance is highly recommended for those who enjoy the writings of author Nathaniel Hawthorne and also for individuals who are interested in novels about anti-capitalist beliefs and concepts.